Public administration and management theory 700

Module code AET 700
Qualification Postgraduate
Faculty Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences
Module content
  • The nature, origins and scope of Public Administration
  • Sub-fields of Public Administration
  • Relationship between Public Administration and other disciplines
  • Theoretical discourse in Public Administration
  • Politics-administration interface
  • Application of Public Administration
  • The nature, concepts and techniques of Public Management
  • New Public Management doctrine
  • Issues in public management
  • Strategic management
  • Measurement of efficiency and effectiveness in public organisations
Module credits 20.00
NQF Level 08
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department School of Public Management and Administration
Period of presentation Semester 1

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